Monday, October 8, 2007

Hello, Mr. Chips (Silicon Chips, that is)

Photo from JoongAng Daily

From: Independent Online
"Robot makes teaching debut"
"Children could hardly take their eyes off a new teacher when the instructor entered their classroom. Greeted with intense curiosity by the pupils, the teacher said: "How are you, my students? Let's get started. Have you opened the book?"Although the voice sounded human, the teacher was not. It was a robot named Tiro, which was recently invited for one day to assist a human instructor with a 30-minute English class at Euon Primary School in the central South Korean city of Daejon, 250km south of Seoul..."
Check Out: "CLASSROOM ROBOTICS" (the book)

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